Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic US$659.99

Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic

Product Code: MOSC0023ULJP


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Multichannel mic pre expansion with eight Scarlett mic preamps, eight balanced line & two instrument inputs.

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Riley Michaels
Perfect condition, works perfectly!
Does what it's supposed to. We'll see how long it lasts...
Michael Jönsson
Excellent device and fits well with my focusrite 18i8
andre plante
I LOVE my new Scarlett OctoPre! Arrived on time. Very easy to set up and get recording. The preamps sound amazing on this unit. I’d say it’s the best decision I’ve made in expanding my home studio. If anyone’s on the fence I say go for it! You won’t regret it!
Tim Haley
High quality products that never disappoint. Built to handle heavy loads and last forever!
Nikhil Maira
Super fast connectivity, great sound and affordable price to expand to 8 more analog combi inputs! Really clean sounding pre's for drums too!
Pedro Pertierra
Need more mic inputs but don't want to get another interface? This was a solution that allows me to expand my system without breaking the bank. It's sweet sounding mic pres (Focusrite, enough said) and instrument inputs in the front allow it to be as flexible as it can. Great sound!
Mathew Workman
I had it installed in about 3 minutes. The pre's are fine to my ears -just what I was looking for, 8 more clean preamps. From this experience - I see much more Focusrite gear in my future. What a great experience from start to finish.

Product Specifications

Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic What's In The Box

  • Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Power Cable

Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic System Requirements

Not Applicable: This product is a standalone audio product without computer connectivity.

Included Software:
  • Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
  • Softube Time & Tone Pack
  • Pro Tools First | First Focusrite Creative Pack
  • Ableton Live Lite music making software
  • 2 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples
  • Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser
  • NEW SOFTWARE ADDITION:The Addictive Keys virtual instrument from XLN Audio is free with Focusrite interfaces. One full license per account enables you to choose one Addictive Keys instrument, such as Modern Upright, Studio Grand, Electric Grand or Mark One.


Attribute Description
48v phantom poweryes
analogue ins8
analogue outs8
bit depth24-bit
mic preamps8
sample rateup to 192khz
software bundleyes
Plug-in collective offer:
  • Courtesy of TuneCore, receive free distribution of your next single release when you register any Focusrite hardware before 25th July 2021.
Plus you still get the Addictive Keys virtual instrument from XLN Audio free with Focusrite interfaces. One full license per account enables you to choose one Addictive Keys instrument, such as Modern Upright, Studio Grand, Electric Grand or Mark One.

Expand your studio with eight mic/line inputs, eight line outputs, Focusrite precision conversion up to 192 kHz AD/DA and analogue compression on every channel.

The Scarlett Octopre Dynamic builds on the features of the Scarlett OctoPre, adding analogue compression to all input channels and eight channels of precision D-A conversion. With dual ADAT* optical I/O, its ideal for expanding a Scarlett 18i8 or 18i20 - or any interface with ADAT I/O.

Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic is the ideal way of adding eight extra mic/line inputs to your DAW. It also offers eight balanced line outputs, sourced directly from their respective mic preamps for use on stage in a live environment.

Featuring eight channels of Focusrite's 2nd generation Scarlett preamps and a soft-knee VCA compressor on every channel. Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic lets you control the dynamics of all your input signals with an easy-to-use single-knob analogue compressor on every channel. There's a transparent mode for subtle compression plus a "More" button that doubles the ratio for compression with effect.

In addition to the eight input channels, Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic includes eight line outputs, sourced either from the ADAT inputs for eight additional analogue outputs, or directly from the mic inputs for use in a live sound environment.

Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic is ideal for expanding any high quality, multi-channel recording system. With its high-headroom mic, line and dual instrument inputs and analogue compression, it's ideal for tracking drums as well guitars, keyboards, vocals and more. Meanwhile the eight outputs give you the option of expanding your analogue outputs over and above the Scarlett OctoPre.

  • Eight natural-sounding 2nd generation Scarlett mic preamps
  • Flexible analogue compression on every channel
  • Eight balanced line inputs
  • Focusrite precision AD/DA conversion up to sample rates of 192 kHz
  • Dual front-panel instrument inputs
  • Optimized headroom for tracking loud sources such as drums
  • Eight balanced line outputs - ideal for live use
  • Accurate 5-segment LED input metering
  • Simple ADAT connectivity via optical cables
  • 48V Phantom power available on every channel for condenser mics
  • State-of-the-art digital clocking with Word Clock I/O for synchronisation with external devices
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